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Epileptic Vertigo and Similar Disorders

There are certain epileptic disorders that seem to overlap or have such similar symptoms that it can be difficult to accurately diagnose them. Let’s take a look at them. Epileptic ...

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Topics: Types of Seizures

A Closer Look at SUDEP Offers New Findings

  Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, or SUDEP, is still a mysterious issue and the cause of a great deal of research and study. A recent report from CURE (Citizens United for ...

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Topics: Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Diabetic Seizures – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

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Topics: Types of Seizures

Isolation May Worsen Symptoms of Epilepsy

 

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

After the First Seizure: To Treat or Not to Treat?

Many people wonder whether they should start taking an anti-epilepsy drug (AED) after they experience their first seizure.

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Topics: Seizure Management

Epilepsy Risk Scores Developed by Cleveland Clinic

  In a recent report, it was indicated that a team of researches at the Cleveland Clinic was able to utilize a “genetic-based” epilepsy risk score. Saying that their findings “may ...

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Topics: Seizure Research

The Relationship between Hemiplegia and Epilepsy

What is Hemiplegia? Hemiplegia is a neurological condition that affects either the left or the right hemisphere of the brain. The left hemisphere of the brain controls the right ...

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Topics: Causes of Seizures

Lifelong Effects Documented in Newborns Suffering Seizures

  The University of Virginia recently released a report that revealed two remarkable finds. First, was what was deemed an “elegant new approach to mapping brain activity,” and ...

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Topics: Infant Epilepsy

Should Epileptics Exercise?

One of the common questions that many people who suffer from epilepsy often ask is whether they should exercise. They may worry that exercise could aggravate their condition and ...

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Topics: Managing Your Epilepsy

Variegate Porphyria Patients Can Have Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

  Nonconvulsive status epilepticus is a condition that includes diminished awareness, an inability to speak, and confusion. A study called “Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus ...

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Topics: Continuous EEG Monitoring